Genetic genealogy for cold case and active investigations.

  title={Genetic genealogy for cold case and active investigations.},
  author={Ellen M. Greytak and CeCe Moore and Steve Armentrout},
  journal={Forensic science international},
Investigative genetic genealogy has rapidly emerged as a highly effective tool for using DNA to determine the identity of unknown individuals (unidentified remains or perpetrators), generating identifications in dozens of law enforcement cases, both cold and active. The amount of press coverage of these cases may have given the impression that the analysis is straightforward and the outcome guaranteed once a sample is uploaded to a database. However, the database query results serve only as… 
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    Forensic science international
  • 2019
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